2008-10-24

New drainage solution incorporates LED lighting technology

It’a reported that Lighting Science (LSG), a global developer and integrator of intelligent and efficient LED solutions, and the ACO Group, the worldwide leader in water drain systems and intelligent water drainage, announced the global availability of the ACO Eyeleds solution for illuminating outdoor spaces.
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2008-10-23

Spectronics Corp. unveils UV-A LED Flashlight for Industrial Leak Detection

Recently, Spectronics Corporation has unveiled the powerful Spectroline® OPTIMAX(TM) 365 - a cordless, rechargeable true UV-A (365 nm) LED flashlight ideal for industrial leak detection. When used in conjunction with Spectroline® fluorescent fluid dyes, it is easy to pinpoint leaks in hydraulic systems, lubrication systems, pipelines, condensers, water storage tanks and much more.  
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2008-10-23

Fixture Makers import GE’s Vio™ High-Power White LED

It's disclosed that fewer than 12 months after the introduction of GE’s exclusive Vio™ High-Power White LED, five lighting fixture manufacturers are marketing and selling commercial and residential fixtures that incorporate the violet-based, chip-on-board LED package from Lumination, LLC, GE Consumer & Industrial’s LED business.
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2008-10-23

ROHM Electronics announces White LED Driver

Recently, ROHM Electronics announces the availability of the BD8113EFV-E2, a white LED driver IC designed to provide constant current drive for white LED backlights in medium- to large-format automotive TFT-LCD displays.
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2008-10-22

LED backlight penetration slower than expected, only up to 10% this year

It’s reported that LED backlight penetration will not be as quick as previously expected, it will only reach 10 percent this year. Previously LCD panel makers projected 15 to 20 percent penetration in the market this year.  
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2008-10-20

FWB to install LED street signs

Recently, Fort Walton Beach's public works department plans to install lighted street signs at three busy intersections this week. Employees spent last week completing the wiring work to install the LED signs. Public Works Director Tom Murray said “At nighttime it just makes the street name signs much more visible.” “It's very low energy because it's LED lighting and they're very, very effective lights at nighttime, that's very helpful for our visitors in the area,” Murray continued.
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2008-10-17

New printers use light-emitting sheets

Newly invented machines are now capable of printing "sheets" of light, which have found themselves in some business buildings in recent weeks. The light printers use eight-inch wide sheets of organic LEDs, or OLEDs, and cover them with a layer of metal foil. When electric currents run through the sheet, they produce a soft blue-white glow.
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2008-10-16

Nation's Largest Shopping Mall Turns To LED Christmas Lights

It’s reported that the nation's largest shopping mall, the King of Prussia Mall, located in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania will replace nearly 300,000 incandescent Christmas lights with energy efficient LED Christmas lights this year.
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2008-10-15

LightWild Completes LED Lighting Project For Harley-Davidson Museum

Recently, LightWild announced that its Project Engineering Team has completed its LED lighting project for the Harley-Davidson Museum which is located in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley. The Museum opened to the public July 12, 2008.
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2008-10-13

GE Creates New Printed Sheets of OLED Lights

It’s reported that General Electric has created a giant OLED panel printer to be specifically used for lighting.
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2008-10-09

A 100Mbps Wireless transmission system with white LED

It’s reported that Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd exhibited a high-speed wireless communication system at CEATEC JAPAN 2008. It’s disclosed that utilizes a white LED.
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2008-10-09

LED-based wireless nets is coming

LED lighting isn't just a potential replacement for lighting technologies used today; in fact, it is being eyed as the next-generation wireless communications technology. It’s reported that called “Smart Lighting" initiative being funded by the government seeks to piggyback wireless communications capabilities onto future LED lighting installations to provide more broadband access points.
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2008-10-08

Magink aims to outshine LED technology

Recently, a six-year-old developer of reflective display technologies has snagged an indoor installation with the New England Patriots.
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2008-10-07

Diodes Inc. introduces new miniature LED drivers

Recently, Diodes Inc. has expanded its Zetex LED driver series with the introduction of three new miniature LED drivers that improve accuracy and thermal performance. Provided in TSOT23-5 and thermally enhanced DFN6, the highly integrated ZXLD-1352, -1356 and -1366 deliver adjustable output currents of 350mA, 550mA and 1A, respectively, need the support of just three discrete external components, and suit a broad range of automotive, architectural and industrial lighting applications.
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2008-10-07

World's Largest LED Screen to present in Dubai Building

Recently, UAE development company Tameer Holding will develop the world’s largest LED screen to be embedded on an intended commercial tower in the Majan district of Dubailand.
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2008-10-06

LED lamp from DDP lowers power consumption by 85%

DDP has developed a 120-Vac line voltage lamp that reduces power consumption and maintenance costs in a variety of indicator applications. The 120MBLS-X-CX wide-angle LED operates up to a maximum of 130 Vac, while drawing less than 8 mA, which translates into 85% lower power consumption than a standard 120V mini bayonet (MB).  
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2008-10-06

New LED Artificial Christmas Tree from LEDtrees

Watching the little LED fiber optic lights illuminate in a variety of colors can cause sudden feelings of happiness to those lucky enough to own an LED fiber optic artificial Christmas tree. The feelings of joy one experiences are often credited to a multitude of reasons including unique appearance, adjustable lighting levels, reduced risk of fire related incidents, and possibly the most appealing of them all, lower electric bills.
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2008-09-25

GlacialLight releases LED- BR30 Light

Recently, GlacialTech Inc. announces the availability of BR30 Light Emitting Diode lights - the LED BR30 Globes come in two models which range in brightness.
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2008-09-25

LED Lamps Brighten China’s Automotive Market

It’s reported that Light-emitting diode (LED) lamps have become hot sectors in China’s automotive industry, and their future appears bright. they are used mostly in taillights, turn signals, brake lights, and instrument-panel lighting-especially LED taillights, which are featured on more and more cars made in Germany, Japan, South Korea, and the United States.
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2008-09-25

Dell to Shift All Laptops to LED Backlights by 2010

It’s reported that Dell plans to transition all of its new laptop displays to energy-saving light-emitting diode backlights by 2010, executives indicated that LED-lit desktop monitors will arrive in the near future.
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2008-09-23

Goodwin Avenue LED lighting project

It’s reported that the city of Urbana plans to collaborate with Sternberg Lighting Company in Roselle, Ill., on a project to install LED street lighting on Goodwin Avenue. The manufacturing company will provide its services to Urbana for free, since this is an experimental project.
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2008-09-22

LED lights made Richmond-San Rafael Bridge taken on new glow

It’s reported that San Rafael Bridge is taking on a slightly different glow these days, thanks to the installation of energy-saving LED lights.The new lights going in on the Richmond-San Rafael and Carquinez bridges are part of a pilot project to determine if they are tough enough to use on all state-run bridges in the region.
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2008-09-19

Hug Back as You Hold $160 LED Pillow

It’s reported that some people will take artificial lighting as a sun-substitute for health reasons, which makes the d°light Huggable light-emitting pillow seem like a practical gadget. You could even use it as a night light. Unfortunately, some people have tried it and aren't impressed, especially by the price.
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2008-09-19

LG Display produces LCD panels with RGB LED backlight technology

It’s reported that LG Display Co Ltd has begun mass production of 17.1-inch LCD panels for notebook PCs with RGB LED backlight technology. The RGB LED backlight technology uses LED lamps that emit three primary colors of red, green and blue. The color reproduction rate of the LCD with RGB LED backlight reaches up to 105%, offering 40% more colors and 30% better contrast ratio than conventional CCFL models.
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2008-09-18

Kodak introduces World's First OLED Wireless Frame

Recently, Eastman Kodak Company has introduced the world's first consumer-available wireless picture frame featuring innovative Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology, a Kodak invention that produces exceptionally sharp and vivid image quality. OLED technology generates greater color depth and saturation than other displays, on panels that are substantially thinner, resulting in a sleek, low-profile design.
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2008-09-18

RS Components installs Dialight LEDs in head office

Recently, RS Components, a European distributor of electronic, electrical and industrial components, has begun a trial installation of Dialight LEDs in its Corby, UK, head office. Dialight has supplied more than 100 LED lamps to RS Components to reduce bulb maintenance, save energy and provide better quality light. Over 100 Dialight HL16 retro-fit Halo LED units are replacing MR16 halogen down-lighters in the main corridor that leads to all the meeting rooms.
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2008-09-16

LED Backlight reduces LCD Monitor Power Consumption by 28 %

Recently, Eizo Nanao Corp announced the "Eizo FlexScan EV2411W-H" 24.1-inch LCD monitor that uses white LEDs as its backlight source. This is the first time that Nanao has released a white LED-backlit LCD monitor. The monitor will go on sale from Oct 16, 2008. There is no suggested retail price, but the monitor will be sold on the company's "Eizo Direct" direct marketing website at a price of ¥84,800.
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2008-09-16

LED driver upgrades LCD backlight for media player apps

Recently, ON Semiconductor has released the NCP5890, a lighting management device that integrates LCD backlighting, fun light controls and ambient light sensing in a 3mm x 3mm x 0.55mm µQFN-16 package. It targets compact smart phone and portable media player applications.
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2008-09-16

Brooklyn Park tries out LED streetlights

It’s reported that Brooklyn Park and Xcel Energy Co. started an energy saving experiment this week by installing LED bulbs in nine streetlights.
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TSLC Corporation, a subsidiary of SemiLEDs, launched sampling of its tri-color Mini LED series, targeted to provide LED display manufacturers with surface-mounting (SMT) compatible devices. The first product in the tri-color multi pixel series... READ MORE

The German chemistry giant BASF has revealed its development of dark automotive paint colors that are reflective to LiDAR for enhancing the detecting function of autonomous cars. LiDAR plays a critical role to the development of autonomous veh... READ MORE